[Oa-italia] IFLA Open Access Scholarly Monograph AWARD [Deadline: 30 April 2014]
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*Call for submissions for the **Brill/IFLA Open Access award*
Brill and IFLA are pleased to announce the *2014 **Brill/IFLA Open Access
The *IFLA/Brill Open Access award* is created to reward initiatives that
facilitate and/or promote Open Access Scholarly Monographs in the
humanities or social sciences. This is in line with IFLA’s stated position
on Open Access, which aims to promote open access across its membership.
This is also in line with Brill’s open access
“Open Access” in the context of this award refers to any structural
publication model, where the reader does not have to pay a fee to access
the leading version of a monograph and where the content is made available
The award will be given to the person/institute behind the initiative in
recognition of outstanding work and effort in facilitating, promoting,
advocating, raising awareness in regard to and/or disseminating Open Access
Scholarly Monographs published with an open license.
In 2013 the award was given to Open Book Publishers, Cambridge (UK). More
information is available at:
*The 2014 prize consists of:*
· Cash prize (€ 1000)
· IFLA World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) 2014
registration (€ 500)
· Travel to and accommodation at the IFLA WLIC in Lyon, France (up
to a maximum of € 1500)
· The winner will be invited to attend IFLA Lyon in person, or may
identify a person to collect the prize on their behalf.
· The winner is responsible for registering for the congress, and
booking own travel and accommodation. Reimbursement of costs will be
arranged between the winner and the Brill/IFLA contact persons.
The following groups are *eligible*:
· Initiatives that facilitate and/or promote Open Access scholarly
monographs such as projects or organisations
· Individuals who have authored, facilitated or promoted Open
Access scholarly monographs
Nominees can be suggested by the owners of the project, but also by third
parties, e.g. by authors, who published their monograph in the framework of
the OA initiative.
*Application procedure:* Applications should be submitted to the
identified contact persons below. They should include a text of *max 1 A4
page* which contains:
· An explanation of how far the proposed initiative facilitates
and/or promotes Open Access Scholarly Monographs.
· Name and contact details of nominated project
· Name and contact details of nominator (if different)
Deadline for submissions: *30 April 2014*
Applications to be sent to: Ellen.Broad a ifla.org
*About IFLA* (ifla.org <http://www.ifla.org/>)
The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions
(IFLA) is the leading international body representing the interests of
library and information services and their users. It is the global voice of
the library and information profession.
Founded in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1927 at an international conference,
IFLA celebrated its 75th birthday <http://www.ifla.org/history> at its
annual conference in Glasgow, Scotland in 2002. IFLA has over 1500 Members
in approximately 150 countries around the world. The Royal Library, the
national library of the Netherlands <http://www.kb.nl/>, in The Hague,
generously provides the facilities for the IFLA headquarters.
*About Brill *(brill.com <http://www.brill.com>)
Founded in 1683 in Leiden, the Netherlands, Brill is a leading
international academic publisher in 20 main subject areas, including Middle
East and Islamic Studies, Asian Studies, Classical Studies, History,
Biblical and Religious Studies, Language & Linguistics, Biology, and
International Law, among others. With offices in Leiden and Boston, Brill
today publishes 200 journals and around 700 new books and reference works
each year, available in both print and electronic form. Brill also markets
a large number of primary source research collections and databases. The
company’s key customers are academic and research institutions, libraries,
and scholars. Brill is a publicly traded company and is listed on Euronext
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